The Museum of  Richmond regularly holds events linked to exhibitions, local history topics, guest speakers and fundraising events.

To find out more about upcoming events visit our What’s On Page

September Curator’s Tour

Saturday 28 September, 2pm

Discover more about some of the Museum of Richmond’s objects as the Curator shares her favourite stories from the collection.

Curator’s Tours are free. Please meet at the Museum’s front desk.

April Curator’s Tour

As our Curator cannot run her scheduled tour at the Museum due to the COVID-19 closure, she has created an online audio tour to share some stories from the collection instead!

Click here to access the online tour; you can select the numbers on the map or on the list to the left of the screen to open up each object, then click the play button to hear our Curator talk about it.

VE Day Celebrations

To celebrate 75 years since VE Day, the Museum of Richmond has created a some of fun, interactive videos and a special audio tour for you to access at home!

Try your hand at making a paper party hat for your VE Day celebration.

Fancy a World War Two snack? Follow along as we try a recipe from our collection.

Explore some of the VE Day content from our collection in our Curator’s Tour.

Curator’s Halloween Tour

Saturday 12 October, 2pm

Join our Curator as we explore the strange, spooky and downright sinister stories in the Museum of Richmond’s collection!

Curator’s Tours are free. Please meet at the Museum’s front desk.

Creative Mindfulness – October 2019

Saturday 19 October 2019

Creative Mindfulness – Drawing workshop for adults

Be inspired by the Museum’s collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

Each workshop is led by a local artist and will have a different theme, exploring a different element of the Borough’s history.

This month’s theme was the Ghosts of Richmond Palace, where we looked at the royal deaths which happened at the Palace, as well as tales of magic and murder from Richmond and the Museum’s collection.

173 years of railways to Richmond and beyond…

Thursday 24th October 2019

A talk by Grahame Boyes and Paul Velluet

In this fascinating talk, we discovered the story of Richmond’s rail links with Central London and the design and development of the two Stations that served them

 

FREE Tour of St Mary Magdalene and the exhibition – Wednesday 6 November

Wednesday 6 November, 2pm

Join the Museum Team for  a fascinating tour of Richmond’s history through the story of St Mary Magdalene’s Church, exploring both the Church and the exhibition at the Museum.

Tours are FREE and there is no need to book—just head to St. Mary Magdalene’s on the following dates:

Wednesday 6 November, 2pm

Tuesday 12 November, 2pm

Wednesday 20 November, 2pm

Wednesday 27 November, 2pm

November Object Handling Session

Saturday 9 November, 2pm-3pm

Ahead of Remembrance Sunday, the Curator will be running a World War One object handling session at the Museum. Come along to hear about the experiences of local residents during the War and handle some original historical objects.

This is a drop-in session and is completely free.

FREE Tours of St Mary Magdalene and the exhibition – Tuesday 12 November, 2pm

Tuesday 12 November, 2pm

Join the Museum Team for  a fascinating tour of Richmond’s history through the story of St Mary Magdalene’s Church, exploring both the Church and the exhibition at the Museum.

Tours are FREE and there is no need to book—just head to St. Mary Magdalene’s on the following dates:

Tuesday 12 November, 2pm

Wednesday 20 November, 2pm

Wednesday 27 November, 2pm

CANCELLED: Creative Mindfulness – November 2019

Saturday 16 November 2019

Creative Mindfulness – Drawing workshop for adults

Be inspired by the Museum’s collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

Each workshop is led by a local artist and will have a different theme, exploring a different element of the Borough’s history.

Unfortunately we have had to cancel the November workshop but we will be running the workshop in December:

Saturday 14 December: Princess Mary’s gift boxes – click here to book

All workshops are 10.30am to 12.30pm

£10 per person, includes materials and refreshments

Tickets also available from the Museum

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